International Conference on Language and Diplomacy

26 January 2001 - 28 January 2001

Malta

Presentations at this conference examined traditional aspects of language in diplomacy, for example, language training, negotiation, interpretation and translation, written and verbal diplomatic communication, diplomatic signalling, rhetorical patterns and ambiguities, as well as new issues raised by information technology, such as possibilities for automatic translation, language diversity and the Internet, and DiploML. Presentations addressed the issue from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Presentations at this conference examined traditional aspects of language in diplomacy, for example, language training, negotiation, interpretation and translation, written and verbal diplomatic communication, diplomatic signalling, rhetorical patterns and ambiguities, as well as new issues raised by information technology, such as possibilities for automatic translation, language diversity and the Internet, and DiploML. Presentations addressed the issue from both theoretical and practical perspectives.